Daniela Schröter

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Daniela Schröter (Schroeter)
Associate Professor of Public Administration
(269) 387-8941
3436 Friedmann Hall, Mail Stop 5440
Mailing address: 
School of Public Affairs and Administration
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5440 USA
  • Ph.D, Interdisciplinary Evaluation, Western Michigan University, 2008
  • M.A., German as a Foreign/Second Language, Intercultural Business Communication, and American Studies, Friedrich Schiller University, 2002
Research interests: 
  • Evaluation theory, methodology, and practice
  • Capacity-building in non-profit, non-government, and government organizations
  • Advancing rapid impact evaluation for L&D functions using the Success Case Method

Dr. Schröter, a German native, holds a Ph.D. in interdisciplinary evaluation and a master’s degree in intercultural business communications and German and American studies. She has an active research agenda and continuously engages in evaluation across a range of sectors. Her evaluation work has allowed her to visit Canada, China, Germany, Kenya, Nepal, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, South Africa, Slovenia, Switzerland, and Thailand. Dr. Schroeter serves as the American Journal of Evaluation’s Teaching and Learning of Evaluation section co-editor, an associate editor for the Journal of MultiDisciplinary Evaluation, and the editorial board of the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation. She also serves on the global advisory board of United Nations Independent System-Wide Evaluation Mechanism

Dr. Schröter’s teaching experience and interests include:

  • PADM 3000: Foundations of Nonprofit Management
  • PADM 4700: Program Design, Implementation, and Evaluation
  • PADM 5270: Human Resource Administration
  • PADM 5810: Social Entrepreneurship
  • PADM 5830: Grant Writing
  • PADM 6020: Public Policy and Politics
  • PADM 6060: Applied Research Methods
  • PADM 6780: Program Evaluation
  • PADM 7300: Doctoral Dissertation
  • EVAL 7300: Doctoral Dissertation